Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicPopulation

Topic: Population

India is running out of time to capitalise on its demographic dividend

Demographic dividend can be exploited only if people are actually working, and if they have proper education & skills. India has fallen short on both counts.

Indian women are seeing motherhood as a task, not a goal & that could lower our population

Women’s growing aspirations will result in greater independence and fewer children, suggest the authors of the book ‘Empty Planet’.

America’s greatest global advantage is demographics

If the U.S. is to keep its demographic edge, it will have to find ways of reconciling two competing imperatives

The key to the future of biotechnology is you, and your body

As developments in technology and medicine race forward, our body data such as biomarkers and lifestyle logs could help accomplish advanced healthcare systems.

The Indian state where development is more on a par with Pakistan than India

Like Pakistan, Uttar Pradesh is home to about 200 million people, which it can’t seem to take care of very well.

Generation Z is set to outnumber millennials within a year

The key factor that differentiated these two groups, other than their age, was an element of self-awareness versus self-centredness.

The missing culture of exports and fear of scale will hurt Indian economy

Boosting economic growth and export growth is as much a productivity challenge as it is going to be a political economy challenge for India. Is India’s statecraft up to it?

Global Pulse: An unusual election in Germany, Pakistan’s deadliest bomb so far

Four political parties are jostling for the third position in Germany's forthcoming election.

Pakistan’s new census: What has changed in 20 years

Pakistan’s new census, held after nearly two decades, and marred by series of attacks on census workers, shows what has changed in its demographic

Two-child policy law will be impractical, damage growth, violate rights, say experts

TAXAB believes population stabilisation is the pathway to a more happy and more prosperous India. But experts say it will not only violate women’s constitutional rights but also damage economic growth. DIVYA NARAYANAN

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.